Research

Client Letter | Looking Forward | June 4, 2020

As we look ahead to the summer months, we can’t help but think what a challenging year it’s been so far. At the same time, we’re encouraged by the resiliency and accelerated innovation among US businesses and the efforts by our national, state, and local governments...

Stocks Rally and Roll | Weekly Market Commentary | June 1, 2020

The rally continued as the S&P 500 Index closed out May on the positive side. The disconnect between stocks and the economy generated widespread concern among some investors. At the same time, reopening optimism and massive stimulus overshadowed some concerns...

Client Letter | Better Times Are Coming | May 21, 2020

Dear Valued Investor, “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald The economic struggles in our country are among the worst we’ve ever seen. In April, a record 20 million people lost their jobs, and 36 million people have filed for...

Downside Risk Remains| Weekly Market Commentary | May 18, 2020

Stocks fell last week, and many blamed the drop on high stock valuations, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s gloomy outlook, and rising US-China tensions. Perhaps investors also are increasingly skeptical about prospects for a smooth V-shaped recovery....

Global Portfolio Strategy | May 11, 2020

Investment Takeaways As May began, investors continued to try to reconcile the strong rebound in stocks with the devastating economic damage from COVID-19. Given the strength of the rally since the March lows, in our view, the risk of a correction in the short term...